People - Chicago

  • The Story Behind Chicago’s NEWCITY: One for the Books

    The $275 million mixed-use project took a decade to materialize, overlapping the recession. Structured Development’s Jeff Berta takes us behind the scenes of what he described as the most challenging project he worked on in a career spanning roughly 30 years.

    13 March 2018 13:05
  • Hyatt Hotels Appoints CCO

    Mark Vondrasek joined the company in September 2017 as executive vice president, having previously served Starwood for almost 15 years.

    28 February 2018 13:41
  • CBRE Chicago Welcomes New Senior Director

    Andria Winters will supervise the company’s advisory and transaction services team, focusing on both local and international clients.

    08 February 2018 11:26
  • Fidelity National Title Promotes Company Veteran

    Edson Burton, who has been with the company for 34 years, is the new executive vice president and Chicago division manager.

    08 February 2018 08:50
  • Trending Capital Sources in 2018

    Ginsberg Jacobs’ co-founder provides his outlook for the real estate financing environment for the next 12 months, including which asset classes and capital sources will shine this year.

    07 February 2018 14:29
  • Crow Holdings Industrial Appoints New Managing Director

    Responsible for growing the firm’s presence in the Chicago area, Matt Kurucz brings 14 years of experience in industrial real estate to the table.

    01 February 2018 12:29
  • Avison Young Welcomes New Principal, CFO

    Christine Battist will be replacing Gary Hubbard and will oversee the firm’s finance and accounting organization.

    18 January 2018 19:25
  • What’s Ahead for the Capital Markets in 2018

    Lenders are showing no signs of slowing down in 2018 when it comes to commercial real estate. Matt Wurtzebach of Draper and Kramer Inc.’s Commercial Finance Group delves into what we can expect from the real estate capital markets this year.

    17 January 2018 18:01
  • Avison Young Chicago Hires 2 New Principals

    Chris Lydon and Chris Tecu will work as a team focusing on industrial brokerage services and will be based in the firm’s office in Rosemont, Ill.

    11 January 2018 12:53
  • Real Estate Financing: What to Expect in 2018

    Essex Realty Group’s Douglas Fisher summarizes the evolution of the real estate market in 2017 and sets the direction for the coming year.

    27 December 2017 18:22
  • Cushman & Wakefield Names CIO

    Holding degrees from Northwestern University and Cornell, Melanie Kirkwood Ruiz has previously worked for Scientific Games, United Airlines, Abbott and Johnson & Johnson.

    09 November 2017 13:07
  • Irvine Opens New Chicago Office, Makes Promotion

    Beau Rawi, promoted to regional vice president of leasing, together with the company’s Executive Vice President Pamela Van Nort, will lead the team working from the new regional office.

    08 November 2017 18:20
  • TCN Worldwide Board Names New Vice Chairman

    During 2017-2018, Gerald Sullivan, principal & managing broker of PW Commercial and formerly the board’s treasurer, will serve as vice chairman.

    08 November 2017 13:45
  • Western Specialty Names New Manager at Chicago Branch

    Kevin Rogers will serve as manager of the Facades division. He will be responsible for managing operations and personnel as well as developing façade restoration projects in the Chicago metropolitan area.

    01 November 2017 16:08
  • Integra Realty, Appraisal Research Counselors Team Up

    The company will open a new office in Chicago, which will be operated by ARC employees. This will mark Integra’s sixth business expansion within the past year.

    17 October 2017 19:17